Research Updates: meditation

Below are short extracts from research updates about this subject - select more to read each item.

  1. Issue 233

    REINER and COLLEAGUES,  (1)Department of Psychology, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel conduct a literature review to investigate the specific effect of  Mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs) upon pain intensity.


  2. Issue 214

    JACOBS and COLLEAGUES,  Center for Mind and Brain, University of California, Davis investigate the link between mindfulness meditation and stress reduction.


  3. Issue 211

    CHIESA and COLLEAGUES, Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Viale Carlo Pepoli 5, Bologna, Italy.  reviewed current evidence regarding the effects of Mindfulne1


  4. Issue 210

    CUTSHALL and COLLEAGUES, Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA studied whether a self-directed, computer-guided meditation training program is useful for stress reduction in hospital nurses.


  5. Issue 210

    MOHAN and COLLEAGUES, Department of Physiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India studied the effects of meditation on stress-induced changes in cognitive


  6. Issue 209

    GROSS and COLLEAGUES, College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA. set out to investigate the potential of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) as a treatment for chr1


  7. Issue 203

    IVES-DELIPERI and COLLEAGUES, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.  used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to identify the brain regions involved in state mindfulnes1


  8. Issue 202

    JACOBS and COLLEAGUES, UC Davis Center for Mind and Brain, Davis, CA 95618, USA. investigated the effects of a 3-month meditation retreat on telomerase activity and two major contributor1


  9. Issue 200

    ANDO and COLLEAGUES, Faculty of Nursing, St. Mary's College, Tsubukuhonmachi 422, Kurume City, Fukuoka, Japan. examined mindfulness-based meditation therapy.


  10. Issue 200

    KERR and COLLEAGUES, Harvard Osher Research Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA. investigated whether alpha modulation can be enhanced by ‘mind1


  11. Issue 197

    SCHOORMANS and NYKLICEK, Department of Medical Psychology, Centre of Research on Psychology in Somatic Disease (CoRPS), Tilburg University, Tilburg, the Netherlands examined whethe1


  12. Issue 191

    CHADWICK and COLLEAGUES,  King's College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Dept of Psychology, London, UK. explored experiences of practising mindfulness and how this related t1


  13. Issue 191

    XUE and COLLEAGUES, Institution Institute of Neuroinformatics and Laboratory for Body and Mind, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China determined whether 11 h of Integrative Body-Mind Training(IBMT) alters topological properties of the an1


  14. Issue 191

    STONINGTON, Anthropology, History and Social Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA. describes a new form of clinical 1


  15. Issue 188

    YANG and COLLEAGUES,  Cardinal Tien College of Healthcare and Management, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC. examineD the effects of meditation on the physical and mental health of junior college students.


  16. Issue 186

    MULARSKI and COLLEAGUES,  The Center for Health Research , Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Portland, OR 97227, USA. tested the efficacy of a mindfulness-based breathing1


  17. Issue 182

    NIDICH and COLLEAGUES, Center for Natural Medicine and Prevention, Maharishi University of Management Research Institute, Maharishi Vedic City, Iowa, USA. conducted a randomized controlled trial (1


  18. Issue 171

    RAFFONE and SRINIVASAN,  Department of Psychology, "Sapienza" University of Rome, Rome, Italy; Perceptual Dynamics Laboratory, BSI RIKEN, Japan. antonino.raffone@uniroma1 .it attempt to deve1


  19. Issue 165

    VESTERGAARD-POULSEN and COLLEAGUES, Center for Functionally Integrative Neuroscience, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark. report evidence of structural differences in the lower brainstem of parti1


  20. Issue 165

    OMAN and COLLEAGUES, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, USA. evaluated effects on health professional relational caregiving self-efficacy from an eight-w1


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